Banophen

A histamine H1 antagonist used as an antiemetic, antitussive, for dermatoses and pruritus, for hypersensitivity reactions, as a hypnotic, an antiparkinson, and as an ingredient in common cold preparations. It has some undesired antimuscarinic and sedative effects.

Medicinal name:
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 50 MG Oral Capsule [Banophen]
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25 MG Oral Tablet [Banophen]
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 50 MG Oral Capsule
  • Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 25 MG Oral Capsule [Banophen]

Banophen - Pharmacology:

Banophen competes with free histamine for binding at HA-receptor sites. This antagonizes the effects of histamine on HA-receptors, leading to a reduction of the negative symptoms brought on by histamine HA-receptor binding.

Banophen mini report

Banophen OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL
OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL - A product marketed pursuant to a final OTC Drug Monograph
Banophen OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL -
Banophen ORAL
ORAL
Banophen TOPICAL
TOPICAL
Banophen CAPSULE
CAPSULE
Banophen CREAM
CREAM
Banophen LIQUID
LIQUID
Banophen TABLET
TABLET
Banophen HUMAN OTC DRUG
HUMAN OTC DRUG
Banophen global name
Diphenhydramine HCl
Banophen global name
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride
Banophen global name
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, Zinc Acetate
Banophen global name
diphenhydramine hydrochloride
Start - Stop data
START DATA:
1990-Mar-15
Start - Stop data
STOP DATA
not occurred

Banophen for patients

Patients taking diphenhydramine hydrochloride should be advised that this drug may cause drowsiness and has an additive effect with alcohol.

Patients should be warned about engaging in activities requiring mental alertness such as driving a car or operating appliances, machinery, etc.

Banophen Interactions

Banophen hydrochloride has additive effects with alcohol and other CNS depressants (hypnotics, sedatives, tranquilizers, etc).

MAO inhibitors prolong and intensify the anticholinergic (drying) effects of antihistamines.

Banophen Contraindications

Use in Newborn or Premature Infants: This drug should not be used in newborn or premature infants.

Use in Nursing Mothers: Because of the higher risk of antihistamines for infants generally, and for newborns and prematures in particular, antihistamine therapy is contraindicated in nursing mothers.

Antihistamines are also contraindicated in the following conditions: Hypersensitivity to diphenhydramine hydrochloride and other antihistamines of similar chemical structure.

Injection

Use as a Local Anesthetic: Because of the risk of local necrosis, this drug in the parenteral from should not be used as a local anesthetic.

Manufacturers name:

  • Major Pharmaceuticals
  • Unit Dose Services
  • Carilion Materials Management

Banophen tags categories:

Generic name, Overdose, Half Life Banophen, Food Interactions, Chemical, etc..

Banophen see also FDA report


Chemical structure:
N O H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H C17H21NO 2D chemical structure C17H21NO SVG | 2D structure Atomoxetine | Diphenhydramine | chemical names, chemical properties, classification C17H21NO